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arginase

[ahr-juh-neys, -neyz]
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noun Biochemistry.
  1. a liver enzyme that converts arginine to urea.
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Origin of arginase

1900–05; < German Arginase; see arginine, -ase
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arginase in Medicine

arginase

(ärjə-nās′, -nāz)
n.
  1. An enzyme found primarily in the liver that catalyzes the hydrolysis of arginine to urea and ornithine.
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